Celery seeds are widely used in meat seasonings, in flavouring beverages, confectionaries, ice creams and bakery preparations. Celery seeds are used in fresh tomato juices, chicken soups, pickles, salad dressings, coleslaw, breads, and meats. Filled with flavonoids, coumarins, and linoleic acid, celery seeds are a source of nutritional benefits.
They figure as a natural medicine in different cultures and in modern medicine they are used as a stimulant besides treating Asthma and liver diseases. Celery seeds can also be used when ground and mixed with salt, as celery salt. Celery salt is used as a seasoning, in cocktails, notably to enhance the flavour of Bloody Mary cocktails.